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Financial Analyst

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Full Study Support
REF: GB4525_1521713828
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Financial Analyst
St Albans, Hertfordshire
£37,000 - £43,000 + Excellent Bonus + Full Study Support Package + Excellent Benefits

We have an amazing opportunity for a CIMA, ACCA or ACA Finalist / Newly Qualified to join this dynamic Award Winning and Market Leading Company.
If you are currently at your final stages or newly qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA and are looking for a move into a more commercial management accounting or financial analysis role, this role could be a great opportunity to join a business with a track record of nurturing talent and propelling career progression in an environment where early responsibility is the norm.
We are interested in speaking to those with excellent analytical, commercial and sound Excel spreadsheet skills that can business partner non-financial operational staff to drive business performance through the provision of sound financial modelling and analysis. Working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, the successful candidate with be a self-starter with an inquisitive mind, a commercial outlook and a continuous improvement mind-set:

Key responsibilities will include:
*Creating financial models and processes to track and measure performance against budget
*Work with operations to help understand key performance trends and what lies behind those trends
*Help the business understand key business drivers behind the commercial operating model so that risks can be managed and opportunities maximised
*Providing insight into understanding key cost lines and how and improved productivity could be achieved through cost management initiatives
*Attending operational meetings as the key Finance Business Partner, presenting key financial metrics and KPI's to the business
*Create continuous improvement frameworks to ensure that operating models are robust and accurate across various business lines
*Working on key efficiency programs with the Senior Financial Analysis Manager, this will involve financial reporting, investment analysis and variance reporting
*Assisting with quarterly and annual budget preparation covering both cost and revenue lines

Skills and Experience:
*You must be progressed with your studies towards CIMA, ACCA or ACA
*Ideally you will already have sounds experience within an analytical / commercial finance role
*You must have excellent analytical and data interpretation skills, including strong Excel spreadsheet skills
*Strong communication skills are a must to effectively work with non-financial operational staff
*You must be able to demonstrate previous examples of continuous improvement from previous roles

What's on offer:
*Competitive salary (with regular salary reviews)
*A comprehensive study support package (if required)
*A generous Annual Bonus (which pays out!)
*Excellent career progression potential

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